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information about the resignation of david petraeus after he acknowledged an affair with his biographer. >> there will be a hearing later this week. >> hallie jackson has the latest on the story. >> over the weekend, top leaders in congress seemed frustrated they didn't know about this sooner. we are learning more about the woman who sparked this investigation in the first place. >> we received no advanced notice. it was like a lightning bolt. >> diane feinstein said she did not know that david petraeus was resigning until it happened. >> this is something that could have had an effect on national security. >> i think we should have been told. >> an affair between the former cia director and his biographer, paula broadwell. both are married. she sent e-mails to a second woman identified as jill kelley. she is from florida. her family had been friends with the petraeuses for years. >> it just doesn't add up. you have this type of investigation. it took quite sure months to find out of the cia director was involved -- it took four months. >> david petraeus had been scheduled to testify ab
to figure out who knew what regarding david petraeus' sudden departure from the cia. >> we have the latest on the scandal. >> the sudden resignation by david petraeus leaves washington with more questions than answers. he quit over an extramarital affair. >> i do not know anybody that was not shocked by this. he was such a decent guy. this is one of those things where you knew there must be something there. >> the affair was reportedly with this woman, paula broadwell. >> this project started as might dissertation. >> investigators were investigating paula broadwell. lawmakers say they should have known about the probe. dianne feinstein plans to investigate the cia. >> i think we should have been told. >> eric cantor talked last month about the general's of theaffai. david petraeus was supposed to testify. the interim director will speak in his place. >> police all looking into a late-night shooting in north baltimore. officers responded just after 10:00 p.m. last night for reports of a shooting. a taco bell manager remains in critical condition after confronting two man in howard county.
. they are fed up. bombshell resignation. one day after david petraeus stepped down, new info about why the fbi was involved. florida finish is counting. and calls the presidential contest. which candidate came out on top? >> you are watching wbal 11 news. live. local. late-breaking. this is 11 news at 6:00 p.m.. >> good evening. thousands of residents along the east coast are still without power tonight. it is almost two weeks after super storm standee hit. the maryland state troopers are on their way to new jersey right now to help recovery efforts. we do have a crew in perryville. or if you on that at 11:00 the latest on the storm recovery. >> what do we want? we want power. when did you wanted? we want it now. >> after talking it out for sandy, and residents were in the dark about when their power will be restored. >> i cannot get power, heat, and garbage pickup, nothing? >> in new jersey saturday, more than 175,000 households were without power. the banking on a promise made by chris christie friday. >> it's will be back for most new jersey to normal come sunday. -- lights will be back for
-tv 11 news. >> david petraeus was scheduled to testify at a thursday hearing on the benghazi attack. now a deputy director will testify in his place. some lawmakers say that at some point they will need to hear from david petraeus. >> now involved is the twin sister of a woman at the center of the story. jayne miller has more on the story for us. >> the story still has a long way to go to completely unfold. in montgomery county, the twin sister of the woman who got the fbi interested in petraeus' saliva is being sued for $100,000 in unpaid bills. >> 37-year-old phil kelly, described as a volunteer and special liaison to the military, is identified as the woman who put the fbi on the trail of petraeus. paula broadwell is the woman with whom petraeus was allegedly having an affair. petraeus resigned on friday. jill kelly lives with her husband, dr., and her twin sister, who shares the same house. the twin is pictured here to the left of petraeus, her arm draped around him. natalie is currently being sued in the demme county for failing to pay her lawyers the in a divorce case. a lawyer fam
ahead of the oakland raiders. pasqlus -- >> david petraeus. what his departure means on capitol hill. >> you are watching wbal-tv 11. >> live, local, and late- breaking, this is 11 news at 6:00. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus over an extramarital affair has sent shock waves through washington. the ripple effect is being felt on capitol hill, where they are getting ready to hold hearings on the deadly attack on the american consulate in libya. david petraeus conducted his own investigation. top lawmakers say they want to know what petraeus knows. >> if the general does testify, it will be as a civilian. as president obama saluted veterans at arlington national cemetery -- >> thank you. to honor you. >> washington was consumed with the fall of one of the nation's most celebrated military heroes -- cia director and former general david petraeus step down over an extramarital affair. >> it was like a lightning bolt. >> personal e-mails at be
general david petraeus. president obama is taking his fiscal cliff argument to a far higher power than congress. we're going to tell you who. indiana investigators want to know what caused a massive explosion, damaging over 30 homes, while leveling some completely. >>> this is "early today" for monday, november 12th, 2012. >> a very good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. new details continue to emerge in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to resign. government officials say after admitting to an extramarital affair with his biographer paula broadwell. multiple sources have revealed the identity of a woman who received harassing e-mails from broadwell and whose complaint to the fbi led to the investigation which uncovered the affair. and there's a growing chorus of questions from lawmakers about exactly when the affair came to light, who in washington was told about it, and when they were told. nbc's kristen walker has the latest on the controversy. >> reporter: according to a senior federal official and close friend of david petraeus, 37-year-old jill kelly complai
tonight following the resignation of cia director david petraeus because of an extramarital affair. daniel l. lee is on capitol hill tonight with more. -- danielle lee. >> lawmakers said the affair put former general david petraeus in a compromise position. lawmakers are criticizing the fbi for initially keeping secret an investigation that led to the downfall of former cia director david petraeus. >> to have someone out there in such a sensitive position, he may or may not have been having an affair at the time. >> government officials say the investigation started out months ago. joe kelly, a friend of petraeus said he was receiving anonymous threatening e-mails. in the process, it was discovered he had had an affair. a former spokesman for traders said this of the relationship. >> it in about four months ago. >> according to officials, the fbi did not report the incident to his boss or congress or the president until concluding its investigation last week. the president accepted his resignation friday. >> it is very puzzling, and i think it was a mistake because it does happen so fast a
>>> good morning, fall of a hero, legendary general david petraeus steps down at cia director after admitting an extramarital affair. as questions about the affair and the fallout swirl around washington. state of confusion, the rest of the country has elected a president and the ruts in florida remain too close to call. and when it comes to voting, why is the sunshine state still in the dark. and bieber break up, word that justin bieber and selena gomez may have split. they may bed sad, but many teenager girls are likelyikely screaming with joy. >>> on nbc news, this is "today." with lester holt and erica hill. >> welcome to "today" on a saturday. >> general david petraeus, a four star general, is known for turning around the war in iraq. >> his admission that he had an extramarital affair forcing his resignation at cia director set off shock waves across washington. it was part of an fbi investigation and if t has many wondering if he compromised national security. >> that's not the only big story. president obama and house speaker john boehner appear to be drawing lines in the sa
questions about former cia director david petraeus' resignation. where they will be looking for answers. and a computer expert gets a sentence for his role of leaking a confidential document. more on that from vatican city. >> the ravens hoping for a big win over the raiders. a preview of tomorrow's game. >> when you think about the fact of what they have going for them at home, they are playing the raiders to are as deep as can be. their top running back is not available -- who are as beat up as can be. their top running back is not available. the ravens at home have won 14 consecutive. you have to like their chances to mark. however, there is a man, the less chance of success -- he is not one to forget. >> he is one o f those underrated quarterbacks can make every throw. we all saw it at the cincinnati. i remember vividly games i thought we had won and carson palmer got in his roof. >> the key for the ravens is not to overlook the raiders. next week ago on the road. need to make sure they take care of business sunday. >> i know. elite the weather will be good. -- at least the weather
david petraeus is not out of the spotlight. >> former cia director general david petraeus will answer questions about benghazi, just not today. later this morning congress will move forward with its investigation. >> i don't think there's any debate in this country that when you have for americans killed, that is a problem. >> congress will look at not just what happened with the deadly attack in libya on september 11, but what happened after and how the administration responded. >> i believe the american people deserve a comprehensive, no- holds-barred investigation. >> at the heart of the increase its un ambassador susan rice, who made the rounds on tv after the assault to blame protests on an inflammatory anti-muslim video. the white house says it was based on intelligence she had at the time. >> this president and is this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetence or engaged in a cover-up. >> if president obama decides to appoint ambassador rice as the next secretary state -- >> if she did no better, it she . > -- should not be the voice of america. >> the pres
resignation of cia director david petraeus. >>> money trail. new concerns about whether millions in donations are actually reachg families left shattered by sandy. tonight, our nbc news investigation. >>> moment of crisis at one of the most trusted institutions in the world. explosive allegations against a popular tv star, now a shake-up all the way at the top. >>> reunited, separated during the storm, we're there for the emotional moments when families find the pets they thought were lost forever. >>> and paying tribute to those who served and those who continue to serve. tonight, honoring our nation's heroes on this veterans day. >>> good evening. the fallout from the surprise resignation of cia director david petraeus after admitting to an extramarital affair has taken two tracks tonight. first with the bombshell landing just days after the presidential election, there is a growing course of questions from lawmakers about exactly when petraeus's affair was discovered and who in washington was told about it. then there's the fbi investigation that inadvertently exposed the whole thing. a pr
david petraeus, the relationship with his biographer, the investigation, and what all of this means when it comes to the probe into that attack in benghazi. the general's form er spokesman speaks out to nbc news in his only tv interview. >>> deadly explosion -- at least two people killed. dozens of homes damaged after a massive blast overnight in indianapolis. what went wrong? >>> and "twilight." the final film opening in just days. the love story about vampires and werewolves, why has it turned so many fans into crazed beasts? we'll take a bite out of that story today, sunday, november 11, 2012. >>> and welcome to "today" on this sunday morning, veterans day. i'm erica hill. >>> and i'm lester holt. today is an important day to honor those who served in our armed forces. you're looking it at the tomb of the unknown at arlington national cemetery. the president will lay a wreath there later on this morning. >>> one of america's most decorated veterans, david petraeus, is behind closed doors today, two days after his stunning resignation of cia director. it began as an investigation into
director david petraeus. where will this all lead? >>> costly. one of nascar's most famous drivers, jeff gordon, hit with a hefty fine for his role in this nasty post-race fight. >>> and we've got that one thing. just look at the crowd on our plaza this morning. thousands upon thousands of fans still pouring in for one direction today, tuesday, november 13th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. even the audio guy is excited this morning about our concert on the plaza. just wants to say it three times. we've got one direction here. it is huge, and we do mean huge. >> and just want to say i'm matt lauer, and you're right. huge. we're not going to qualify. our executive producer just called up and talked to us and said that this is without a doubt the largest crowd we have ever had for a concert here in the many years we've been holding concerts on the "today" show. >> we didn't fill our plaza. we filled all the surrounding streets and city blocks. sorry, nypd, it's absolutely huge, and
general david petraeus. >> the pentagon is investigating possible inappropriate conversations between general john allen and the florida woman who triggered the probe into the petraeus investigation. sally kidd is in washington with the latest. >> the pentagon is looking at two years' worth of messages exchanged between what general john allen and jill kelley, a petraeus friend and married mother of three. defense secretary leon panetta says they are looking at 2000 pages of the documents and exchanges between john allen and jill kelley, a former liaison at u.s. central command. it described the tone of some of the emails as flirtatious. >> might you right now is, let's see what the investigation turns upper and what the congress and the committees are able to determine as to what exactly took place. when >> kelley's brother said she has done nothing wrong. what she is very dedicated says something like this is just a fluke. what she had complained to the fbi several months ago about receiving threatening emails from paula broadwell, a biographer of david petraeus. petraeus resign dol
david petraeus. when was it uncovered? why did it take so long to tell the president? and why was this woman the target of harassing e-mails from the general's mistress? >>> blown away. a neighborhood in indianapolis in shambles after a mysterious and deadly explosion. more than 30 homes may have to be demolished. what caused that powerful blast? and the pits, a fight breaks out between crews of two racing teams after nascar superstar jeff gordon intentionally crashed into another driver. he says he has nothing to apologize for today, monday, november 12th, 2012. "today" with matt lauer and >>> and good morning, welcome to "today" on monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm savannah guthrie. possible to overstate how shocked those who know david betrars are over the turn of events and fallout from his surprising resignation is reaching beyond washington this morning. >> his admitted affair was first discovered when the fbi discovered threatening e-mails when sent to a woman in florida. she's now identified as a married mother who works as an unpaid social liaison on an air f
cia director david petraeus will testify on capital hill today. >>> breaking news from the middle east as rockets are fired between the israelis and palestinians. this morning three israelis are killed. a live report coming up. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, november 15th, 2012. >>> good morning,er one. i'm lynn berry. and today one scandal will give way to another in washington. former cia director david petraeus is expected to testify in a closed door senate intelligence committee hearing. general petraeus is not expected to discuss his personal indiscretions that ended his career last week. instead, he'll be talking about details on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the controversy over u.n. ambassador susan rice calling the assault spontaneous back in september has reached a boiling point. yesterday president obama in his first news conference since re-election exploded at republican finger pointing over rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me, but for them to go after t
. >>> to the hill, former cia director david petraeus agrees to testify this week before congress about the deadly attack in benghazi as new details emerge about the e-mails that led to his resignation. >>> this morning, senator john mccain weighs in on it all. >>> and guy's new restaurant gets one of the harshest reviews ever written. a drink that tastes like radiator fuel, guy fights back in a live interview today, thursday, november 15th, 2012. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning, i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. we'll talk about major breaking news in a minute. but the review you talked about about guy fieri's restaurant, i have never read a review like this. and a lot of people are wondering, is this fair? the kind of review that should be written? or did this go across some kind of a line? >> yeah, use whatever word you want to use, roasted, fileted, skewered. when the review starts out guy fieri, have you eaten at your new restaurant in time square? we look forward to a response. >> looking forward to what he has to say. >>> also a developing story in
washington after the sudden resignation of c.i.a. director, david petraeus. plus -- >> i'm sarah, live with details on a fight that broke out at a dundalk flea market. >> you're watching wbal 11. this is 11 news tonight at 11 p.m. >> i'm deborah weiner. a fight at a dundalk flea market disrupted people enjoying a sunday afternoon shopping trip. sarah sampson is live at baltimore county police headquarters with more on what happened. sarah? >> police are still working out all the details surrounding exactly what happened. but we do know that three people were injured. one of them was taken to the hospital, and two people were taken into custody. >> hours after it happened a fight that erupted in the parking lot of the northpoint plaza flea market still had vendors and customers shakesen. some so nervous they didn't want their faces shown on camera. >> less than five minutes, yeah. >> the guy was laid out and he appeared to be unconscious. >> it shook me up, because i wasn't -- we don't ever have anything like this happen down here. >> a baltimore county police spokesman said the brawl b
down cia director david petraeus. this morning defense secretary leon panetta announced the man who succeeded david petraeus is under investigation himself. general john allen, the top u.s. and nato commander in afghan stand is accused of, quote, inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she started the investigation. a senior official traveling with allen says his communications with kelly are under review. the official says general allen disputes engaging in any wrongdoing in the matter. the fbi referred the matter to the department of defense for investigation on sunday. early this morning secretary panetta directed that the defense department inspector general investigate. meanwhile, last night fbi agents went to the home of biographer paula broadwell, the woman government officials say petraeus acknowledged having an affair with. a senior law enforcement official says the search was consensual, not a raid. meanwhile, they said petraeus had hoped to survive the scandal but he was told to resign by james clapper. andrea mitchell broke the petraeus story. she has more on the e
to the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus. congressman said on the house intelligence committee said -- but says he was in the dark about the investigation until hours after it went public. that is one the most surprising aspects of this case. the president was not cold and neither was congress. >> that is right. healing a lot suspected -- speculation and injury, especially by republicans who think this was kept under wraps. former cia director general david petraeus admits his relationship with paula broadwell crossed the line. the question is, did there appear to jeopardize national security? paula broadwell's recent remarks on the bank of the attack amplified the issue. >> they took some libyan members prisoner and they think the attack was an effort to get the prisoners back. >> officials reveal classified documents were found on paula broadwell's computer but both she and petraeus deny he gave her them. >> the probe began when a petraeus family friend told the fbi she was receiving threatening e-mails. the fbi says this e-mail glenn beck to paula broadwell and revealed her
institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> a bombshell of a recognition in washington. david petraeus is stepping down from his post after admitting he had an extramarital affair. >> his biographer is now under fbi investigation for improperly trying to access petraeus' e-mail and classified information. she is believed to be the other woman in the affair. >> in his resignation letter to president obama, david petraeus, who took over at the cia in 2011, wrote, after being married for 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable as the husband -- as a husband and the leader of an organization such as ours. he resigned just days after his boss won reelection. president obama accepted it, saying, i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> for lack of a better term, petraeus is a legend. one of the few generals in american history to get so much credit for some many different things. >> he was scheduled to testify on the terrorist attack in benghazi that left four americans dead, including ambassador chris stevens. >> this is pro
with retired four-star u.s. army general david petraeus. easily the most celebrated, best known general of the modern era. he resigned on friday, admitting to an affair. he was immediately linked to paula broadwell, like petraeus, she went to west point, an academic who wrote a biography of petraeus. we know about the affair because of jill kelley, she alerted the fbi, said she was getting anonymous harassing e-mails, turns out they were from broadwell. kelley dealt with a lot of generals both in the military and socially in tampa. overnight we learned another four-star general is involved. our current commander in afghanistan, he took over when petraeus left, john allen. now being investigated for what officials describe as potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley of tampa. both of them deny any untoward relationship. they're reviewing the conduct of the first agent who reviewed jill kelley's e-mails in the first place, because he allegedly sent shirtless photos to jill kelley. in plain english, this is a mess. with hearings to come, this can only get larger from here. we beg
. >>> good evening, he is the most prominent and best-known general of the modern era, david petraeus, with so much over the combat strategy over the past ten days. when rumors suched he may be stepping down as head of the cia, some speculated he was running for president. instead, he announced he would step down because of an extramarital affair. at a time when the cia was under fire for all it didn't know about the attack on benghazi, it is a huge step for the newly re-elected president, and a profound personal failing for an officer who has given so much to his country. we begin tonight with nbc's andrea mitchell who broke the story, in our d.c. news room. >> reporter: good evening, his resignation because of an extramarital affair sent shock waves through the administration. the cia has been under fire, but this had nothing to do with benghazi or politics. it was entirely personal. he was a four-star, the best known warrior of his generation, leader of combat forces in iraq and afghanistan before his commander-in-chief asked him to retire from the military and leave the cia. >> i
of the director of the cia, retired four-star general david petraeus. easily the most celebrated general officer of a generation. and now, the questions are rolling in about the extramarital affair that led to all of this, about the e-mails that led the fbi to petraeus. and how much further this all goes. we begin our reporting of the story tonight with nbc's andrea mitchell in our washington news room, good evening, andrea. >> reporter: good evening, brian, new questions tonight on why the fbi did not tell the president or the intelligence leaders about the involvement of petraeus's acknowledged mistress for months, even on new allegations on how it began. we learned today on what was in the e-mails to jill kelley, the family friend whose call for help to the fbi kicked off the investigation. nbc news investigative correspondent michael isikoff. >> the naturals accuse the tampering, but they had accusations on the comings and goings of david petraeus, news that somebody had high access to information. >> reporter: kelley says his sister is a victim. >> my sister, number one is a mother, she has
, former four-star general, david petraeus, is tonight telling more of her side of the story through a surrogate. for the first time we're learning why she says she felt the need to approach the fbi and ask them to investigate the communications she was receiving. jill kelley of tampa, florida, is now a big part of the story involving several big names. tonight, she is clearly attempting to clear her own. we begin here tonight in the studio with nbc's andrea mitchell, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian, tonight, new details emerged on how the anonymous e-mails that paula broadwell sent to a tampa woman, who knew the four-star general, ended upsetting up a chain of events that ended david petraeus's cia career. even as the president for the first time today spoke about the scandal. at his news conference, the president went out of his way to praise petraeus. >> he has provided this country an extraordinary service. we are safer because of the work that david petraeus has done. >> reporter: as paula broadwell remained in washington and staying with her brother and still not
led cia director david petraeus to abruptly resign. tonight the e-mails and the fbi investigation that.áqá off a shocking chain of events. we have a winner. four days after the election, the counting is finally over in florida. more than a decadeik after bus versus gore, a lot of folks are wondering what's the matter with the sunshine state. >>> power struggle. nearly two weeks since the superstorm, tensions boil over as hundreds of thousands remain without power. >>> day of honor for the brave young girl who inspired millions with her message of empowerment. a worldwide show of support for malala. >>> and less sons from lincoln. >> by the people, for the people. >> reporter: as the 16th president hits the big screen. >>> good evening. we have learned a great deal more today about what led to yesterday's abrupt resignation of cia director david petraeus. the highly decorated retired general and former war commander stepped down after admitting to an extramarital affair exposed during the course of an fbi investigation. tonight we have learned petraeus was not at all the subject of
involving david petraeus. lawmakers learned another top general is being investigated for exchanging flirtatious e- mails. .e'll have the latest at 5:30 a small plane crashed into a home in jackson, mississippi, last night. one person escaped the house with minor injuries. three people on the plane died in the crash. >> a subcommittee will hold a hearing to explore whether the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak could have been prevented. 32 people have died. 483 have a gun at sick during the outbreak. -- have gotten suck during the ick during the outbreak. >> how much the average allowance is the status. >> we will update you on the major roadsw=!nño >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are looking at a smooth ride on the major roadways. we have fire activity in reisterstown. otherwise, looking pretty good on the major roads. we have closures along charles street and madison street along with the rams to the j.f.x. and guilford avenue. 64 on the b-w parkway from 100 down towards 197. running smoo
general david petraeus. >> tracie potts has more. >> overnight, leon panetta announced the general john allen is under investigation. the pentagon discovered 30,000 pages of females that were called potentially inappropriate between allen and jill kelley. she said she was harassed by anonymous e-mail, later traced back to paula broadwell. that uncovered an affair between paula broadwell and david petraeus. david petraeus resigned. >> to have that access, i took that privilege very seriously. >> he is still on the job for now. the fbi conducted a search of paula broadwell's home. >> she took a real issue with it and didn't realize the is would spark gay male strothis. >> there was no national security breach. >> lawmakers still want to hear from petraeus on the investigation into the deaths of benghazi, libya. the inspector general is investigating. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> some serious allegations against the baltimore city police officer. the officer is accused of assaulting a woman while on duty. kim dacey has the details. good morning. >> good morning. officer elliott simon
of cia director david petraeus, which sent as you know shock waves through washington. new details emerging now this weekend about the fbi investigation that led to the discovery of what officials believe was an extramarital affair between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell. and of course so many questions about where this goes from here. joining me now for the latest on this developing story, the "washington post's" bob woodward and our own chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell who broke the story as i mentioned on friday. so andrea, here we are on sunday morning, new details. we know there was someone close to petraeus who got threatening e-mails. a whistleblower. she goes to the fbi. and that's how they get to the affair. >> this other woman, and we know she's not in the government and that she's not a family member, complained to the fbi about what she felt were harass k and threatening e-mails. it was that investigation that led -- they were anonymous e-mails. that led to broadwell's e-mail account. and by examining broadwell's, paula broadwell the biog
-lived. a surprise resignation by cia director david petraeus comes days before congressional hearings over the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. we'll get reaction this morning from capitol hill and the very latest reporting on this developing story from our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell, who broke the story friday afternoon. also the president and republicans get set to negotiate new taxes and spending cuts. is a breakthrough possible? >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. we've debated over and over again. and on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans but as americans. now, we want you to lead. >> where does it all go from sneer we'll ask democratic senator from new york chuck schumer and republican senator from oklahoma tom coburn. also we check in with cnbc's jim cramer, hear about the economic stakes should washington fail to avert fiscal disaster by the end of the year. plus, what is the future of the gop af
to the resignation of general david petraeus. tracy potts has the latest. >> i want to thank you -- >> overnight, defense secretary of leon panetta announced general john allen, our top commander in afghanistan, is under investigation. potentially inappropriate e- mail's were found between allen and jilly kelly. kelly is the one who said she felt threatened by e-mail's by paula broadwell. >> i think it is important when you're the director of the cia, with all the challenges that face you in that position, personal integrity is first and foremost be bankrupt before all of this became public, paula blog -- paula broadwell spoke of working with petraeus in afghanistan. > kelly and allen's relations and it has not been defined, but he is still on the job right now. in the meantime, the fbi conducted a consentual search of broadwell's home. her brother-in-law calls for the euro. >> she took issue with it. >> in washington, congress once to know -- wants to know why it took them and the president several days to learn about general petraeus. general allen denies doing anything inappropriate. tracyash
of the cia, david petraeus, has resigned. the former four star general asked president obama to allow him to step down, admitting that he had an extramarital affair. petraeus took over as director in september of last year after serving as the top u.s. commander in iraq and afghanistan. be sure to stick around for nightly news with brian williams for more on the resignation. begins right after the news at 6:00. >> for the past couple of years, megastore as in maryland have cost consumers more than -- storms in maryland have cost consumers more than $600 million. the panel came up with a number of recommendations designed to reduce the frequency of power outages. the report is now in the hands of the public utilities service commission. david has details. >> hot the report recommends tying approval of rate increases to a record of resiliency. maggeden cost consumers $300 million. hurricane irene cost consumers $312 million. horatio cost consumers $320 million. the impact includes replacing perishable food, restaurant hotels and restaurant meals and hotel stays made necessary because of the
of general david petraeus, but now may be needed to testify to what happened in libya. >> the fbi investigation began with a complaint from jill kelly of tampa who is a close personal friend of petraeus and his wife. the e-mails lead to the discovery of others that were indicative of an extramarital affair. recently she spoke publicly about access to the general. >> i was embedded with him in afghanistan. it was confusing because i'm a military reservists with a top military clearance and then some. a lot of my formal pierce did not know how to treat me. >> he has resigned. he spoke with a spokesperson on saturday. >> he is embarrassed but aware of the hurt and pain he has caused the and is concerned that people understand that this happened after he retired from the army. >> on capitol hill lawmakers want to know if the investigation wrapped up without criminal charges before the election why president obama was not told until after. >> to have someone out there in such a sensitive position who the fbi thought could have been compromised or under the scope of an fbi investigation
officials but lawmakers say it is testimony from general david petraeus that is key. >> the question i will ask is general petraeus, did your resignation have anything to do with the fact that you were supposed to testify before congress? >> in an interview with cnn, he claimed his resignation had nothing to do with the benghazi investigation. he is saiset to appear before lawmakers tomorrow. day of reckoning. two employees have been and guarded -- have been indicted. they acted negligently when it came to supervising key safety tests. that comes on the same day that bp agreed to pay $4.50 billion and plead guilty to felony counts. >> this marks both the largest single criminal fine, more than 4.25 -- $1.25 billion and $4 billion in the history of the united states. >> as today's resolution with the u.s. government reflects, we have accepted responsibility for our actions, they said. president obama got a firsthand look at the devastation that superstorm sandy left behind. he met with people waiting in line at an emergency response center. >> we're going to make sure that we stay here
with david petraeus. >> that classified information was disclosed, that it in any way had any impact on our national security -- >> but the president is withholding judgment on the fbi holding secret. he praised the former cia chief. >> we are safer because of the work that david petraeus is has done. >> issue number two was the fiscal cliff and taxes. >> what i am not going to do is extend further a tax cut for folks who do not need it. >> republicans demand no rate hikes. can there be a deal finally to cut deductions? >> i recognize that we're going to have to compromise, and as i said on election night, compromise is hard. >> four americans dead in benghazi. today, a demand of a new investigation and warning the president not to nominate susan rice as his new secretary of state, after rice claimed benghazi was a riot gone wrong. >> to be searched her reputation is outrageous. >> mostly, a victor reaching out to his opponents. and with both sides not very far apart on taxes, the president hopes his re-election tips the balance and gives him some republican votes and the deal he wants to a
, thank you. >>> back in this country, back to the story we have been covering for days, general david petraeus, he is talking about the scandal that forced him to quit his job as cia director. and now, the startling news is the cia is investigating him. here with more, nbc's andrea mitchell. >> if i could. >> reporter: intelligence officials say the focus of the cia inspector general's probe is whether or not david petraeus used agency resources to further his relationship with paula broadwell. they were last seen together at a dinner in washington on october 27th. officials say the cia has been told by the fbi there is no indication that petraeus used classified material. but the investigation is continuing, this is new information coming out about frederick humphries, the fbi agent that led the investigation. he is a 16-year veteran, humphries got to know jill kelley in tampa, and she turned to him when she received anonymous e-mails last spring, the e-mails they found alarming. today, there was a picture he sent, telling the seattle times it was a joke. he was posing with target du
to former cia director david petraeus' admitted affair. nbc's andrea mitchell is keeping track of it all. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. marine general john allen, david petraeus' successor and nominated to be head of military now on hold. tampa socialite jill kelley and petraeus biographer paula broadwell with whom petraeus had a relationship. >> thank you for all that you have done for me and for our precious daughters. >> reporter: marine general john allen is married with a sterling record, but on a flight to australia monday aides to defense secretary leon panetta disclosed a dramatic turn in the case involving allen's predecessor in afghanistan, david petraeus. fbi investigators you be covered what the pentagon called potentially inappropriate communications between general allen and jill kelley whom he and his wife had gotten to know in tampa. they were reviewing between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of documents, including e-mails over two years. the fbi said some were flirtatious, but the general strongly denies any misconduct, and the fbi found no wrongdoin
david petraeus sex scandal. paula broadwell warned a woman to stay away from general petraeus. the pentagon is now investigating a general allen. five people died inside a to home. homledo investigators do not believe the deaths were accidental. >> a new resolution encouraging residents to participate in meatless mondays. it is completely voluntary. the sponsors were concerned about nutrition at would hold more veggie mondays. >> interesting. i cannot wait for bacon thursday. 5:12. two more major retailers announce that will open their doors to shoppers before black friday. >> getting the best bang for your buck with gift cards. >>o >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have water main breaks in several locations. they are a leftover from yesterday. closures remain in effect in rosedale at philadelphia road. watch for those closures once again. madison street and over towards calvert, shut down because of a water main break. charles street and 21st street, another water main breaks. about 1
dead. cia director david petraeus and james clapper are scheduled to appear. >>> well, wall street was down for a second consecutive day. a triple digit drop for the dow opening at 12,811. the s&p tumbled 17. the nasdaq sank 41. >>> overseas trading closes out the week in tokyo. the nikkei dropped 79 points while in hong kong the hang seng slipped 182. >>> investors will be hoping for a rebound today to close out this wild week. amazon.com is giving it another go at selling wine but only in 12 states and the district of columbia. their first attempt failed because of regulations over the sale and delivery of alcohol across state lines. >>> walmart has already started their hot sales promotions for the holidays. i know, it's already that time. i can't believe it. and the stores will be open smart investment for him. >>> well, kroger supermarkets with 2400 stores nationwide have started a hiring our heroes program. the company set a goal of hiring more than 100,000 military veterans by 2020. kroger already has over 10,000 vets working for them now. >>> not to worry, everyone, james b
. >>> there was also a chance to ask president obama about the scandal of david petraeus. he saysed the no impact on national security. he is also with holding judgment about whether he should have been notified sooner about the petraeus investigation. and the f.b.i. agent who took up kelly's complaint. "the new york times" reports him as a counter terror investigator in the tampa office. that led to petraeus's resignation as c.i.a. director. >>> questioned the notification time line with the f.b.i. director and c.i.a. director. the top democrat on the house intelligence committee says because the f.b.i. investigation was criminal in nature. the agency didn't have to notify the white house. >> it began as a criminal investigation involving a seeber threat and that is where the investigation started. investigations e solve involve. information comes out and as you see it has evolved to other situation. and the investigation is not over and the f.b.i. has a lot more work to do. >> they continue to look through documents t. pentagon has suspended her security clearancens and mcdill air force base ha
involving two of the men he counted on most. former cia director david petraeus and afghan war commander general john allen. the newest headlines are creating even more of a tangled web. this morning's "wall street journal" reports general allen, who is now under investigation for e-mails between he and jill kelley of tampa florida, is telling associates that he received an e-mail traced back to paula broadwell, the petraeus biographer. the broadwell e-mail was written under the pseudonym kelley patrol. it described kelley as a, quote, is he duct tres, and warned the general of becoming involved with her. the journal reports that kelley tried to get the fbi to drop the investigation that began with kelley's complaint with harassing e-mails traced back to broadwell. people familiar with the case tell the journal that she became worried about personal information being provided to investigators. meanwhile, the washington post quotes senior law enforcement officials saying the search conducted at broadwell's home monday night marks an interest in how she became interested in classified file
.m. in the morning. >> congress is learning more about the timeline of the general david petraeus sex .iscandal >> this began as a criminal investigation with a cyber threat. that is were the investigation starter. information comes out. it is completely gone out to other situations. the investigation is not over. >> general petraeus will be back on capitol hill today. benghazi is in the bull's-eye today as congress aims to figure what happened. hallie jackson is live with the latest. good morning. >> general petraeus will be answering questions about benghazi but not today. he will talk tomorrow. congress will move forward with the investigation. >> i don't think there's any debate the when you have four americans killed, that is a problem. >> compass will look what happened after and how the administration responded. >> i believe the american people deserve a comprehensive investigation. >> susan rice. she made the rounds on tv after the assaults. information the white house says it was based on intelligence she had at the time. >> this president and this administration has either been guilty
david petraeus. the obama administration is receiving backlash from a group of u.s. catholic bishops. >> 1 anne arundel county fourth graders took a bad situation and turned it into a great idea. she is working to create a nonprofit organization and for families who have lost their homes in a fire after her family faced the same fate. >> lauren and her family are now settled into a home, but a few months ago their house in hanover went up in flames from a grill firearm they lost nearly everything. >> we are not going to get to halt -- go home anytime soon and they were looking around and it was just heartbreaking. >> they immediately missed some other comfort items like a special blanket she had since she was four. she asked for a replacement and she got several extra which led to an idea. >> i thought maybe some of them would also want extra things that i wanted after a fire, like blankets, stuffed animals. >> with that, lauren's luggage was born. she started collecting items to fill them in, simple as a toothbrush, toothpaste, paper towels, a bank bridging blankets, stuffed animals
general david petraeus left his post as the director of the cia after publicly admitting to an extra marital affair. dan chenmen has more. >> general david petraeus stellar military and government career came to an abrupt end friday. his resignation letter, including a public acknowledgement of extra marital relations. that affair following an investigation into e-mails from petraeus to another woman, who went to the fbi with complaint of harassment. officials say the fbi traced the e-mail to questions to broadwell and only stumbled upon correspondence between the two. >> so far we're sen tifsh. my guess is decision was made near or at the top level of the fbi to sit down with general petraeus and have a discussion with him and let him know that this information had been discovered. >> law enforcement and multiple u.s. officials tell nbc news that e-mails between petraeus and broadwell were indicative of an extra marital relationship. nbc news tried but was unable to reach paula broadwell for comment. according to multiple sources the intelligence community learned of the investigati
at this hour. cia director david petraeus has resigned to night because of an extramarital affair. in his letter of resignation, he said he asked president obama for permission to step down, saying his behavior was unacceptable as a husband and an official. president obama did accept the resignation. he said the four-star general has made our country safer and stronger. transportation officials have confirmed that they are investigating theft and misconduct by transportation department personnel. an extensive investigation has revealed employees received more than $58,000 in scrap metal proceeds over a period of five months. right now, three supervisors have been suspended without pay and a dozen employees are recommended for termination. crews continue their work to night to repair the 60 inch water main that broke a 28 and charles street -- at twentieth and charles street in midtown. crews have been able to shut down the line, which is 17 feet below ground level. a number of businesses that had been closed because of the break are back open tonight. while there is no time frame on when
commander in afghanistan. >> lawmakers will hear about the affair and resignation of david petraeus. his misdeeds were discovered after jill kelley complained of receiving e-mail us from his mistress. lawmakers wonder why the president did not hear about this sooner. >> the president should know that. >> was there a national security threat? >> if it involves court behavior, it would have been nice to know before we saw it on tv. >> the president will have a news conference this afternoon. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> attorneys for tiffany alston say she should be reinstated to her office. she was removed after pleading guilty to using state money to pay an employee of her law firm. her attorneys say that conviction was changed which should allow her to return to her seat. >> 3 people are dead after a plane slams into a home in mississippi. >> the investigation into a bizarre blast in indianapolis. investigators think may have happened, next. >> your morning commute is looking pretty good in terms of delays. >> good morning. this is a live look out stores. not too bad to start the
military official to get caught in the widening scandal following general david petraeus' resignation. allen faces allegations that he may have exchanged, quote, inappropriate correspondence with jill kelley, a florida socialite whose complaint of e-mail harassment from petraeus' alleged lover brought the whole scandal to light. allen had been set to replace petraeus in afghanistan, but his nomination is now on hold amid the widening investigation into the affair. the scandal's likely to come up at president obama's news conference today. nbc news will have live coverage at 1:30 p.m. eastern time. >>> a house committee beginnings hearings today on the nationwide meningitis outbreak and how it might have been prevented. officials say about 440 people have been sickened by contaminated steroid shots from a massachusetts pharmacy. more than 30 deaths have been reported in a background report this week. congressional investigators say the fda wanted to halt production at that pharmacy a decade ago but deferred to state regulators. >>> the senate beat tuesday's deadline and approved a cost
the election, a scandal in washington. the abrupt resignation of david petraeus. we have all the details emerging this weekend about it and including what triggered the investigation. andrea mitchell will join me this morning. and then after the election the new fight in washington is over how to avert the fiscal cliff. i'll be joined by senator chuck shumer of new york to talk about the path forward. then trying to unpack these election results. what does the republican party do now after a stinging defeat for romney and the republicans? our round table weighs in. all coming up >> we are live with kenny pasternext. what are you cooking? >> we've got a lot of stuff going on this morning. >> we're got the grill. we like to borrow the grill. we like to keep itsome. and classy statement. >> we've got some fritatta, chicken nuggets, a cheese tray. >> go ahead. how du it come together? does everybody blame something? or do you buy it all? >> kind of half and half. this morning we weren't that prepared. we'll go easy, kind of buy stuff to bring. definitely we steal our neighbor's grill sometim
general david petraeus' resignation. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan general john allen is being investigated for some 20,000 to 30,000 pages of potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelly. kelley's initial complaint that she had received harassing e-mails from petraeus' alleged lover paula broadwell set off the initial fbi investigate into the petraeus affair. allen was set to be the next nato commander for europe, a nomination now on hold. meantime, monday night the fbi searched paula broadwell's home in north carolina but did not say what items it removed in its search. >>> investigators on the scene of an explosion that killed two people in an indianapolis neighborhood say a faulty furnace may be to blame. the owners of the home at the suspected epicenter of the blast weren't there at the time. this as dozens of displaced residents are briefly escorted to their properties to gather what they can from the wreckage. >>> gasoline rationing imposed in new jersey after hurricane sandy ends this morning. governor chris christie says the state's recovery period is over and the
to get a check of the headlines. >>> good morning, everyone. general david petraeus has volunteered to testify in front of congress on friday about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, this as the scandal widens following his acknowledged extramarital affair and subsequent resignation. meanwhile, the special agent who investigated the e-mails sent to a socialite has been revealed. humphries ii played a key role helping athwa ining thwart a pl terrorist attack. he has seen no evidence that the general's indiscretion led to a national security breach. >>> rocket fire intensified overnight between israel and militants in gaza. this morning, at least three israelis were killed when their apartment building was struck by a gazan rocket marking the jewish state's first casualty since they launched into action on wednesday killing hamas' military commander. more than 100 have been wounded. >>> the president heads to the new york area today to survey the damage left in the wake of superstorm sandy. this after taking a strong stance on the looming fiscal cliff telling
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